On 9th May 2011, a bus of JKR officers from Cawangan Kejuruteraan Senggara came from Kuala Lumpur to Dura Technology Sdn. Bhd. for a workshop. Earlier on in June 2010, the head of this Cawangan had attended the workshop conducted also in Dura Technology Sdn. Bhd. during the Annual Meeting of the Senior Officer Jabatan Kerja Raya in Ipoh. She showed great interest in this concrete technology and arranged that her subordinates to come for a workshop to be introduced and enhanced their knowledge in this UHPdC.
Following the presentation for JKR Kelantan in Kota Bharu on 7th April 2011, Dura Technology Sdn. Bhd. has arranged the second workshop for this state’s JKR to our plant in Chemor, Perak. In respond to their request for a factory visit. On 6th May 2011, the JKR Kelantan sent a bus of JKR engineers to Chemor, Perak for the Workshop on Sustainable Construction – Ultra-High Performance ‘ductile’ Concrete. There were 40 participants that reach our plant premise in the morning and they were presented with an hour of presentation about UHPdC.
In our continuous effort in educating the people of the industries in Malaysia, lectures, talks and seminars are being conducted aggressively to provoke the interest of engineers especially about Ultra-High Performance ‘ductile’ Concrete (UHPdC). Recently, the University Technology Petronas (UTP) invited Dr. Voo to conduct a lecture on 25th April 2011 to its students from the civil engineering faculty. The lecture took place in Faculty of Civil Engineering Lecture Room from 3pm and runs for 2 hours with the intention to introduce this new material to the students and for them to understand the philosophy of this concrete technology.
Dr. Voo Yen Lei was invited by the Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR) Kelantan to present a presentation on the products of Ultra-High Performance ‘ductile’ Concrete. This presentation took place in New Pacific Hotel on the 7th of May 2011 in Kota Bharu, Kelantan Darul Naim. Kelantan lays on the north-east of peninsular Malaysia with idyllic beach and lush paddy fields. The title of this presentation was “Sustainable Construction – Ultra-High Performance ‘ductile’ Concrete.
For the first time on 5th April 2011, Dura Technology Sdn. Bhd. was in Pahang Darul Makmur to give a product presentation on Ultra-High Performance 'ductile' Concrete. The Jabatan Kerja Raya Negeri Pahang welcomes Dr. Voo to the venue of the workshop in Komplek Tun Razak, Bandar Indera Mahkota. There were almost 100 participants from the JKR of Pahang.